Derm meaning

Skin; covering.

Blastoderm.

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Skin or covering.

Blastoderm, endoderm.

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Alternative form of dermo-.
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(South Africa vulgar slang, usually in the plural, derms) Guts.

What are you going to do with the fish derms?

I saw an accident and a girl was lying on the pavement and her derms were all hanging out.

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(slang) A dermatologist.
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(anatomy) The integument of animal; the skin.
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Alternative form of dermis.
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Origin of derm

  • see derma
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • From Greek derma skin (possibly influenced by French -derme) der- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Dutch darm (“intestine") through Afrikaans derm (“intestine")
    From Wiktionary
  • Ancient Greek δέρμα (derma, “skin").
    From Wiktionary